GLSA-201701-14 : LZO: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96245


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201701-14 (LZO: Multiple vulnerabilities)

LZO is vulnerable to an integer overflow condition in the “lzo1x_decompress_safe” function which could result in a possible buffer overrun when processing maliciously crafted compressed input data.
Impact :

A remote attacker could send specially crafted compressed input data possibly resulting in a Denial of Service condition or arbitrary code execution.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All LZO users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/lzo-2.08'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96245

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201701-14.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/01/03

Modified: 2017/01/03

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:lzo, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/01/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-4607

GLSA: 201701-14